Category: Community Events

Enjoy The Next Monday Movie At The Ankeny Library!

On Monday, December 12, Ankeny area residents can bring the kids over to the Ankeny Library and enjoy a screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol! This special evening screening will share one of the most popular and family-friendly takes on the Charles Dickens classic. In addition to screening the movie, the library will provide complimentary hot… Read more »

See Santa At The Ankeny Area Historical Society Museum

On Saturday, December 10, visitors to the Ankeny Area Historical Society Museum can meet with a certain figure who has been part of the holiday history for many years. This is the date when the museum will welcome guests to take photos with Santa Claus! You can bring your kids out to share what gifts… Read more »

Visit With Santa On The Nov 18 Festive Fridays Event!

The Uptown Ankeny area is providing visitors to its shops with fun themed outings thanks to its ongoing Festive Fridays events! On Friday, November 18, a special guest will be on hand to meet with little ones and help everyone feel the holiday spirit, as there will be an appearance from Santa Claus! Little ones… Read more »

Visit The Very Merry Winter Market Nov 19!

The final two months of the year are almost here, and while Christmas is not until the end of December, early planning can be vital to having the right decorations and gifts! On Saturday, November 19, you and your family can enjoy a fun, holiday-themed outdoor shopping experience during the Very Merry Winter Market! This… Read more »

Enjoy The North Pole Village Craft Fair Nov 5!

Halloween is happening soon, but it is just one of the holidays we have to look forward to before the end of 2022! On Saturday, November 5, you can enjoy an early start on decorating and gift-giving for Christmas during the North Pole Village Craft Fair! Throughout the day, three different Ankeny area middle schools… Read more »

Take Your Family To The Monster Mash Dance Party Oct 27!

How would you like to step out in costume and enjoy a festive Halloween event a few days before the holiday? To start celebrating in style before your kids go trick-or-treating, you can take your family out to the Uptown Ankeny area for the Monster Mash Dance Party on October 27! This will be part… Read more »

Uptown Outdoor Cinema Concludes This Month!

There are a number of reasons to visit the Uptown Ankeny area, and not all of them have to do with the shopping and dining available to you. Through the rest of October, the Uptown Outdoor Cinema will complete its run for the year. If you have not been, there is still time to enjoy… Read more »

Check Out The Discover Ankeny Event Nov 3!

Residents and visitors to Ankeny can experience some of the area’s finest wares on Thursday, November 3 during the Discover Ankeny event! During this celebration, you can interact with different area vendors, check out lovely food and drinks, and browse a variety of goods. This is a great way to learn what Ankeny has to… Read more »

Take Part In The DR Horton Fall Fest!

Are you looking for a fun, local way to experience the fall season? On Sunday, October 16, you and your family can come out to the DR Horton Fall Fest! The festival is being hosted at the Canyon Landing Neighborhood, and visitors can look forward to refreshments, tours of newly constructed homes, and opportunities to… Read more »

Check Out The Ankeny Art Center’s Upcoming Fundraiser

Are you looking for a fun family outing that doubles as an opportunity to support your community? On Saturday, October 8, the Ankeny Art Center is hosting a special Paint Your Own Mug fundraiser! During this event, you can come in and create your own mug; the art center will provide the mugs and the… Read more »